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Definition of Scyphistoma

Scyphistoma
Scyphistoma Scy*phis"to*ma, n.; pl. Scyphistomata, Scyphistom[ae]. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a cup + ? the mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it resembles a hydroid, or actinian.

Meaning of Scyphistoma from wikipedia

- hydroid stage of the lifecycle, a tiny sessile polyp called a scyphistoma. The scyphistoma reproduces a****ually, producing similar polyps by budding, and...
- life cycle stages: In Porifera: olynthus, gemmule In Cnidaria: ephyra, scyphistoma, strobila, gonangium, hydranth, polyp, medusa In Mollusca: paralarva...
- by budding and, in the Scyphozoa, is called a segmenting polyp, or a scyphistoma. Budding produces more scyphistomae and also ephyrae. Budding sites vary...
- appropriate substrate, where it changes into a special type of polyp called a "scyphistoma", which divides by strobilation into small ephyrae that swim off to grow...
- polyp is called a strobila while the non-strobilating polyp is called a scyphistoma or scyphopolyp. Segmentation: the number of constriction sites increases...
- larval planula metamorphose into a polyp, the polyp, also called a "scyphistoma," grows until it develops a stack of plate-like medusae that pinch off...
- (known as a scyphistoma) of development starts out as a coronate scyphistoma. It then becomes a semaeostome, followed by a rhizostome scyphistoma. Many efforts...
- a hard substrate, metamorphosing itself into a polyp called, scyphistoma. The scyphistoma will reproduce a****ually through budding, and transform into...
- "Selectivity in Phagocytosis and Persistence of Symbiotic Algae by the Scyphistoma Stage of the Jellyfish C****iopeia xamachana". Proceedings of the Royal...
- When fertilised, these develop into a free-living planula, then to a scyphistoma, to a strobila, and lastly to a free-living young medusa. S. malayensis...
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